Center for the Governance of Natural Resources Overview

Center Research Projects:

  • Rating REDD+ Contracts: Transaction Cost Considerations for Policy (Alston and Andersson)
  • An Anthropological Approach to Natural Resource Governance Research (McCabe, Goldman, Scanlon-Lyons)
  • The design of policy monitoring and evaluation systems that produce more usable science for decision makers. (Alston and Andersson)
  • Testing ideas of polycentric governance (Alston, Andersson and Gibson)
  • Property Rights in Land and Forests in the Amazon (Alston, Andersson and Mueller)
  • Climate Change adaptation in Western United States: local responses to perceptions of climate change (Alston, Anderson, Cox and Smith)

Center Collaborators:

  • Krister Andersson, Director
  • J. Terrence McCabe, Research affiliate
  • Steve Graham, Grant support
  • Judith McCabe, Grant support
  • Jane Menken, Co-PI on IBSS
  • Elizabeth Root, Co-PI on IBSS
  • Kelsey Cody, GRA on CNH Snowmelt
  • Alan Zarychta, GRA on IBSS
  • Andrew Linke, Consultant on GIS analysis
  • Steven Smith, GRA on CNH Snowmelt
  • Nichole Torpey Saboe, GRA on CNH Forest Governance
  • Ashwin Ravikumar, GRA on CNH Forest
  • Joanna Chan, GRA, consultant on prop rights
  • Glenn Wright, Former GRA, TTT U of Alaska
  • Maria Claudia Lopez, Consultant (MSU) on field experiments
  • Carl Salk, Consultant (IIASA) on forest ecology